Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates|
| Crippled America,|
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
| Fire and Fury,|
by Michael Wolff (2018)
| Trump Revealed,|
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
| The Making of Donald Trump,|
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
| Promise Me, Dad ,|
by Joe Biden (2017)
| The Book of Joe ,|
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
| The Truths We Hold,|
by Kamala Harris (2019)
| Smart on Crime,|
by Kamala Harris (2010)
| Guide to Political Revolution,|
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
| Where We Go From Here,|
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
| Our Revolution,|
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
| This Fight Is Our Fight,|
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
by Cory Booker (2016)
|Conscience of a Conservative,|
by Jeff Flake (2017)
| Two Paths,|
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
|Every Other Monday,|
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
|Courage is Contagious,|
by John Kasich (1998)
| Shortest Way Home,|
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
| Higher Loyalty,|
by James Comey (2018)
| The Making of Donald Trump,|
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
| Higher Loyalty ,|
by James Comey (2018)
| Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,|
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
| Outsider in the White House,|
by Bernie Sanders (2015)
(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Vicky Cayetano: Pro-choice; and supports medically assisted death.
Budget & Economy|
Andria Tupola: Save government money with efficiency; cut waste.
Bob McDermott: In Hawaii, we are all minorities to one degree or another.
Kirk Caldwell: We celebrate diversity and inclusion no matter who we love.
John Carroll: Inclusive legislation to banish racism and intolerance.
Bob McDermott: 2013: Sued to stop gay marriage going into effect in Hawaii.
David Ige: Vetoed taxing of short term rental accommodations.
Kai Kahele: Don't allow taxing of short term rental accommodations.
Bob McDermott: Allow taxing of short term rental accommodations.
Cynthia Thielen: Allow taxing of short term rental accommodations.
Eddie Pirkowski: Zero taxes would attract corporate headquarters.
Mazie Hirono: US Chamber of Commerce does not reflect business community.
Kirk Caldwell: Refuses to answer questions about indicted ex-city officials.
Andria Tupola: Support police who risk their lives for us.
Duke Aiona: Better schools help Native Hawaiians stay out of prison.
Neil Abercrombie: Improving public education is one of my top priorities.
David Ige: Improving public education is one of my top priorities.
Energy & Oil|
Marissa Kerns: Support no-taxpayers-government-bailout for renewable energy.
Andria Tupola: For renewable energy if affordable and environmentally safe.
Eddie Pirkowski: Sustainable green development; reduce our carbon footprint.
Neil Abercrombie: Liquefied natural gas is a "bridge fuel" to renewables.
David Ige: Tie rooftop solar into the electric grid.
Bob McDermott: Shut down Navy fuel site that has contaminated local water.
Andria Tupola: Protect environment by partnering with local orgs.
Andria Tupola: If we take care of the land it will take care of our needs.
Andria Tupola: Tension between development & environment is about balance.
Neil Abercrombie: Food labeling good, but not at expense of small businesses.
David Ige: Right to know what is in our food, via federal labeling.
David Ige: Protect Hawaii's fragile resources for future generations.
John Carroll: America should be a leader in international commerce.
Josh Green: Supports health department over Navy water contamination.
Marissa Kerns: Every bill must be exposed to Hawaiian taxpayers.
Andria Tupola: Video testimony to legislature; no constitutional convention.
John Carroll: Supports citizen's initiative process & multiparty democracy.
Ed Case: Only 8% of my campaign money comes from PACs.
Josh Green: Has been a leading voice in the Covid-19 fight.
Vicky Cayetano: Calls for vaccine mandate for restaurants, bars, gyms.
David Ige: Support unfunded liabilities for State Union Health Benefits.
Colleen Hanabusa: Shaped National Defense Authorization Act military roadmap.
Eddie Pirkowski: Cutting edge defensive and offensive security.
Charles Djou: Leaving GOP because Trump makes it hostile to immigrants.
Eddie Pirkowski: Responsible spending for jobs and stable growth.
Neil Abercrombie: Put money back into state Employer-Union Trust Fund.
Neil Abercrombie: 2-year agreement with Legislature to raise the minimum wage.
Principles & Values|
Vicky Cayetano: No problem too great that we can't overcome together.
Duke Aiona: My Catholic faith is part of my decision making.
Marissa Kerns: I am opposing any new taxes for the next four years.
David Ige: Pioneered "paperless Legislature" & government transparency.
War & Peace|
John Carroll: Use US air power to enforce peace, but not ground troops.
Welfare & Poverty|
Marissa Kerns: Cut taxes & help businesses first to reduce homelessness.
Andria Tupola: Clearinghouse for decentralized solutions on homelessness.
Andria Tupola: Increase affordable housing by tax cuts & fewer regulations.
Neil Abercrombie: Keep sidewalks open & clear; homeless into housing for good.
David Ige: Build affordable homes and Transit Oriented Development.
David Ige: Increasing funds to Rental Housing Trust Fund for homeless.
Duke Aiona: The chronic homeless choose to not follow the rules.